Sharks Season Ends in NCAA Tournament Second Round

PENSACOLA, FLA. – After battling for 90 minutes, the Sharks’ season comes to a close in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, the furthest NSU has advanced since 2019. Nova Southeastern falls to West Florida 2-1.

SCORE: Nova Southeastern 1, West Florida 2
RECORDS: Nova Southeastern (7-6-4, 5-3-2), West Florida (17-3-1)
LOCATION: Pensacola, Fla. | UWF Soccer Complex
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  • Luana Grabias saw an opportunity to get the Sharks on the board early in the match, but her shot was saved by the Argonauts’ goalkeeper.
  • In the 10th minute, the Argonauts were able to sneak one by Stefane Rosa to take a 1-0 lead.
  • Halfway through the first half, the Argonauts fired two more shots at Stefane Rosa, but Rosa was able to stop both of them.
  • In the 23rd minute, the Argonauts got another one past Rosa, extending their lead to 2-0 over the Sharks.
  • In the closing minutes of the first half, Kiki Maribona and Sofia Suarez both had scoring opportunities, but were denied by the Argonauts’ goalkeeper.
  • After getting a beautiful pass from Dejah Holman, Grabias was able to laser one into the back of the net, bringing the Sharks within one in the 58th minute.
  • Grabias had two more scoring chances but was unable to get another one by the UWF keeper.
  • After battling till the end, the Sharks fell to the Argonauts 2-1.

The 2022 Sharks Women’s Soccer team, led by second-year Head Coach James Moore, advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first-time since 2019. NSU offense spearheaded led by Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year Luana Grabias. Nova Southeastern Women’s Soccer thanks you for your support throughout the 2022 season.

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